The Pros and Cons of On-Campus Living

The Pros and Cons of On-Campus Living

Georgia State University is known for being a commuter school. Over the past few years, GSU has made efforts on expanding our campus and giving us a more “traditional” feel. Although we are still primarily a commuter school, more and more students have started to live on-campus.

Are you on the fence about what you should do?

Check out this list for a few of the positive and negatives behind on-campus living.

 

1. Pro: If your alarm clock goes off late, you can still manage to make it to class on time.

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2. Con: …Unless your class is in Aderhold. Good luck!

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3. Pro: If you’re ever bored, you’re living in a place where there are always people who want to hang out and do something.

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Followed by events that your RAs or RHA put on in the residence halls.

4. Con: …You’re living in a place where there are always people who want to hang out and do something.

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Purchase some earplugs.

5. Pro: There are no curfews and you are able to invite over guests.

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6. Con: The process for checking in your guests is incredibly frustrating.

Welcome Center Tour

7. Pro: If you decide to bring your car to campus, you can always find a parking spot in a secure location.

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8. Con: Parking prices for the residence hall decks are not included in the overall cost of living.

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9. Pro: You get to experience what it is like to live in the heart of downtown Atlanta.

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And that’s an experience like no other! 

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